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Movies for the Blind raises the profile of audio description/video description/described video by entertaining people, regardless how much they can see.

Doing a small part to demonstrate that accessibility isn't about addressing a niche, but just including as many people as possible, giving everyone a chance to enjoy - or get annoyed by - the same stuff.


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With the threat of imprisonment over her head and the Russian military at her command, Catherine (Elisabeth Bergner) goes through with what she hopes is a bloodless coup. Part 3 of 3. ( Part 1 here , Part 2 here ) moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, drama, elisabeth...
Newspaper editor Walter Burns (Cary Grant) schemes to hang onto his ex-wife and best reporter Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell) on the eve of a murderer's hanging. 1940. Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, comedy, screwball,...
As Sally (Deborah Kerr) gets closer to Larry (Clifford Evans), her little brother has some good luck which is soon followed by lots of bad. Part 2 of 3. ( Part 1 here .) moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, blind, vision-impaired, drama, british, england, manchester,...
In 1950's West Germany, young John reunites with his brother Freddy, a charismatic gang leader with a taste for the finer things in life and schemes to get the money for them. 1956. Part 1 of 3. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, blind, vision-impaired, drama, rock'n'roll, rock, germany, jd,...
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True loyalties are revealed between Madeleine (Vivien Leigh) and Karl (Conrad Veidt), sparking a game of cat and mouse that culminates in a deadly battle at sea. Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, war, drama, conrad veidt, vivien leigh
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A police detective (Cornel Wilde) obsessed with bringing down a mob boss can't come up with any hard evidence against him. But a name uttered by the boss' troubled girlfriend might be a lifeline for the investigation. 1955. Part 1 of 3. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, drama, crime, noir,...
Henry (Charles Laughton) moves into later life with fifth wife Catherine Howard (Binnie Barnes), who has everything she wants - including the love of Thomas Culpeper (Robert Donat), which may prove her undoing. Part 3 of 3. ( Part 2 here. Part 1 here. )
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, charles laughton, binne barnes, tudors,...
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Dori (Tuesday Weld) puts her banking scheme into action to earn enough for her prom dress, but she plays right into Gloria's hands, and could lose everything. With music from LaVern Baker, the Johnny Burnette Trio, and Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers. ( Part 1 here )
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, comedy, music, rock, teenagers, rock'n'roll, alan...
While Tom's need for justice threatens his relationship with Ruth, Shandy's latest efforts to cover for Joey's wrongdoing could be fatal. Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, blind, vision-impaired, drama, new york, immigration, immigrants,...
When Gene (Gene Autry) and Frog (Smiley Burnette) are framed for a payroll robbery on the dam project, they must hurry to clear their names, as a deadly battle threatens to destroy the dam for good. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, vision-impaired, western, gene autry, smiley burnette, cowboy, red...
Fitzgerald (Richard Chamberlain) contends with writer's block, a drinking problem and his mercurial wife Zelda (Blythe Danner) to start writing a short story to help repay their debts. Part 1 of 3. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, biography, f scott fitzgerald, zelda...
Eleanor's search for Frank leads her to a seaside amusement park, where she has a terrifying revelation on a rollercoaster. Part 3 of 3. ( Part 2 here . Part 1 here .)
Topics: podcast, description, drama, crime, ann sheridan, alan campbell, san francisco, noir, blind,...
When the striking miners face physical and legal pressure, their wives force their hand about doing more than serving coffee and food. Part 2 of 3.   moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, drama, docudrama,...
In Northern England during the Depression, the Hardcastle family struggles to make ends meet, as daughter Sally (Deborah Kerr) sees hope in a Labour activist. 1941. Part 1 of 3. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, blind, vision-impaired, drama, british, england, manchester,...
Secret identities are found out, forcing Brett (Roy Rogers) to work in secret to band together the mine owners of the region to help the Carsons and set up a trap for Keeler and Slade.
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, western, roy rogers, gabby hayes, george hayes
Peter (David Niven) meets June's friend Frank (Roger Livesey), a village doctor with an expertise in neurology who tries to reconcile the world of Peter's brain with the Other World where his trial is imminent. Part 2 of 3. ( Part 1 here ) moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, fantasy, drama, comedy, british, david niven, powell,...
As Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Wontner) starts putting the clues together to track down Small and the treasure, Watson grows closer to Mary and takes a chance with her that could be fatal.
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, sherlock holmes, doctor watson, conan doyle, mystery,...
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John Wayne stars as a sheriff who quits and goes into exile when he thinks he's killed his best friend. But the real killer is still helping run the town, and the best friend's daughter is coming to claim her father's ranch. (1935)
Topics: podcast, description, western, john wayne, gabby hayes, texas, action, lone star, vision-impaired,...
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In this fictionalized account of the start of the famous Hollywood nightclub, a brother and sister try to navigate changing tastes in music to carry out the ambitions of their beloved adoptive father. 1944. Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, musical, drama, trocadero, hollywood
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Everytown is rebuilt to the ideals of Wings Over the World, but in 2036, John Cabal's great-grandson Oswald (Raymond Massey) faces a rebellion when he plans to send explorers into space. Part 3 of 3. ( Part 2 here. Part 1 here. )
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, science fiction, h.g. wells, war, raymond...
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Johnny (Dennis Hopper) starts getting more information about Mora - along with dire warnings and claims about her background that go beyond his imagination. Part 2 of 3. ( Part 1 here ) moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, romance, fantasy, luana anders, dennis hopper,...
Sherlock Holmes (Raymond Massey) considers the case of a young woman's death as her sister worries about suffering the same fate, possibly caused by her stepfather (Lyn Harding). Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, sherlock holmes, doctor watson, conan doyle, mystery,...
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Stunned by small unconscious acts of kindness, Martha sets out to reform Ginger Ted, but it takes the plight of a disease-ridden band of natives to change them both forever. (Part 1 here)
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, beachcomber, comedy, vessel of wrath, charles...
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Frank and Alice are at the mercy of the blackmailer until a turn of events sends him on the run. But will Alice's conscience get the better of her? Part 3 of 3. ( Part 2 here , Part 1 here ) moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, crime, drama, hitchcock, british museum
In the conclusion, Muggs (Leo Gorcey) helps McGaffey so he can get the weapon he used, but it's Sylvia's paralyzed grandfather and a former East Side Kids member (Noah Beery Jr.) who could really break the case wide open.
Topics: podcast, description, comedy, drama, crime, brooklyn, east side kids, bowery boys, vision-impaired,...
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The legendary miser (Seymour Hicks) continues his journey with the ghosts to learn the consequences his actions have on others and himself. Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, christmas, holiday, dickens
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Dumped by his girlfriend, civil servant Arthur Pilbeam (Arthur Askey) asks to be transferred far away from women, but when he reaches a spooky Scottish lighthouse, women are not far behind. 1942.
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, comedy, mystery, arthur askey, pilbeam, bbc, pips, war
Flint (Lionel Atwill) is ready to exact his revenge against Marley, but when his enemy strikes back, Flint learns just how strong his beggars union has become.
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, lionel atwill, disability, disabilities,...
When a boxer (Robert Montgomery) is sent to Heaven 50 years too early, the celestial Mr. Jordan (Claude Rains) finds a new body for him - a dishonest millionaire playboy about to be murdered - and maybe a new reason to live (Evelyn Keyes).
Topics: podcast, description, comedy, fantasy, heaven, boxing, heaven can wait, down to earth,...
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A young couple gets married at a luxurious Haitian estate, not knowing the owner plans to take the bride for himself, with the help of a mysterious man (Bela Lugosi) who can raise the dead. 1932.
Topics: podcast, description, zombie, horror, vision-impaired, haiti, bela lugosi
After they each have a hard day, Rob and Laura have a fight, and everyone seems to have a different perspective on it - even the fish! 1962. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, comedy, sitcom, dick van dyke, mary tyler moore, rose...
Don Juan (Douglas Fairbanks) is determined to make his comeback a big sensation. But after six months, the legend may have eclipsed the man. Part 3 of 3. ( Part 2 here . Part 1 here .) moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, comedy, drama, romance, douglas fairbanks, united...
In Australia, a poor man (George Wallace) finally gets a job in a theatre, but gets hit on the head and dreams he's discovered as a long-lost prince. 1932. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, vision-impaired, comedy, australia, australian, george wallace,...
The engagement threatens Mary's job and sends her into the arms of married Ronnie (Ricardo Cortez). Can the company survive without her? Can Jim? Part 3 of 3. ( Part 2 here , Part 1 here .) moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, comedy, drama, romance, business, mary astor
Clark Gable made his sound film début in this tale of two friends who fall out over an abandoned baby they found - a baby who grows up to be a young man (Bill Boyd) who makes a mission of reuniting them. 1931. Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, western, clark gable,...
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When their ship docks in New York City, Terry (Irene Dunne) and Michel (Charles Boyer) make a pact to prepare for their future - but something goes terribly wrong. (Part 2 of 3. Part 1 here. )
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, romance, drama, affair to remember, sleepless in...
In an episode from the classic tv series, the Nelsons play themselves as dad Ozzie tries to help his sons write thank-you notes after Christmas, though he puzzles over what to do about a gift he didn't like from his best friend. First aired 1955. moviesfortheblind
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, comedy, television, tv, sitcom, ozzie nelson, harriet...
Playboy insurance investigator Duke Wallace (Jock Mahoney) is on the case of a missing colleague with a penchant for blonde women...and when he meets them, he learns why. 1961. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, vision-impaired, crime, drama, mad men, mickey spillane, 77 sunset...
Tommy and Gilbert (Wheeler and Woolsey) keep evading the police chasing them, but love might finally compel them to go to the front for a risky mission. ( Part 1 here>
Topics: podcast, description, comedy, wheeler and woolsey, dorothy lee, world war I, great war, paris,...
In this parody of melodramas set in the frozen North, prospector Snavely (W.C Fields) returns home via dogsled to his cabin, where he and his wife are reunited with their son who left for the city only to land in prison. 1933. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, blind, vision-impaired, comedy, satire, parody, yukon, beer, w.c....
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In a palatial new apartment with her new designer wardrobe, Judy (Betty Hutton) struggles to figure out who her benefactor is. But when her Marine boyfriend (Don DeFore) turns up on her doorstep, a happy reunion turns sour quickly. (Part 2 of 3 - part 1 here .)
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, comedy, betty hutton, stork club, barry fitzgerald,...
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After a very painful meeting with Brown, Diamond (Cornel Wilde) finds two important players in his target's past - though one ends up dead. Part 2 of 3.  moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, noir, crime, drama,...
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Christie (Teresa Graves) navigates secrets and lies to get closer to the truth of Helena's baby and the ledger - but Cortino's thugs are getting closer to her . Part 2 of 2.
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, crime, drama, action,...
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Janet comes out of her shock and realizes her doctor (Vincent Price) is the man she saw murder his wife. But will anyone believe her? Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, drama, thriller,...
While a group of Mexican-American miners goes on strike for equality with their white counterparts, their wives struggle for some equality of their own. 1954. Part 1 of 3.  moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, blacklisting, labor,...
People in a German village are dying with marks in their necks and their blood drained, and bats are rife through the town. A police inspector (Melvyn Douglas) struggles to prove vampires aren't to blame for the deaths. 1933. Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, horror, terror, fay...
Brutus (Paul Robeson) reaches the height of power on the island. But can he cash out before it's too late? Or will his sins catch up with him? Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, blind, vision-impaired, movies, films, paul robeson, black, eugene...
With John riding along, Freddy (Horst Buchholz) moves his plan into action - but not without some major complications. Part 2 of 3. ( Part 1 here ) moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, blind, vision-impaired, drama, crime, germany, teenagers, jd,...
In this episode of the classic tv series, Rob (Dick Van Dyke) is perplexed when he discovers his wife Laura (Mary Tyler Moore) has her own private bank account.
Topics: podcast, description, comedy, sitcom, television, mary tyler moore, dick van dyke, blind,...
Boris Karloff stars as a scientist whose controversial studies of the human brain have made him a pariah. But things may get more dangerous when a powerful publisher starts supporting him. 1936. Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, horror, drama, boris karloff, anna lee, john loder
Mr. Drysdale enlists Miss Hathaway (Nancy Kulp) to look after the needs of the Clampetts - who are busy contending with an oven, freezer and a "pink chicken". First aired 1962. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, tv, comedy, buddy...
Gene Autry stars as a singing cowboy who risks his life to find out who is sabotaging the construction of a dam project in the Red River Valley. 1936. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, vision-impaired, western, gene autry, smiley burnette, cowboy, red...
In his Academy Award-winning performance, Charles Laughton stars as the notorious King, who continues his quest for male heirs while his second wife Anne Boleyn (Merle Oberon) faces execution. 1933. Part 1 of 3.
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, charles laughton, oscar, tudors, england,...
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While Irene (Carole Lombard) keeps playing drama queen, Godfrey (William Powell) has new worries about a vengeful Cornelia and an old friend who could reveal his past. Part 2 of 3. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, comedy, screwball,...
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After he helps her in a scavenger hunt, society girl Irene (Carole Lombard) hires a homeless man (William Powell) as a butler for her eccentric family. 1936. Part 1 of 3. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, comedy, screwball,...
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A medical school dropout (Paul Henreid) goes right back into a life of crime after getting released from prison, but finds himself on the run when a heist goes wrong. Can a psychiatrist who looks just like him be his way out? Part 1 of 3. 1948.
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, crime, paul henreid, casablanca, joan bennett,...
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Gerda (voice of Sandra Dee) goes from a golden chariot to walking barefoot in a blizzard in her tireless search for Kay (voice of Tommy Kirk) as he is held captive by the Snow Queen. Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, fantasy, cartoon, animated, hans christian andersen
When he's not singing or cooking, Canadian Sergeant Renfrew (James Newill) sets out to apprehend a gang of counterfeiters involved in the murder of a fellow Mountie. 1937. Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, adventure, musical, crime, canada, mountie, rcmp
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A psychiatrist (Vincent Price) has the ultimate conflict of interest when he learns his new patient witnessed him murdering his wife. 1946. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, drama, thriller,...
A lobbyist (Pat O'Brien) fighting for open bidding for highway construction also has his hands full with a barely legal nightclub singer and the murder of a well-connected old flame. 1940.
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, comedy, mystery, pat o'brien, spencer tracy,...
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A self-made corporate lawyer learns the woman (Mary Astor) he fell in love with on vacation is part of a very wealthy family, and finds an ally in her free-spirited sister (Ann Harding). 1930. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, described, description, blind, vision-impaired, audio description, romance, comedy, play,...
As Nancy's symptoms get worse, Kildare (Lew Ayres) must get her away from her anti-doctor childhood nurse - and ask for help from his estranged mentor, Doctor Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore). Part 3 of 3. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: blind, comedy, description, doctor kildare, dr. kildare, drama, lew ayres, lionel barrymore,...
A busboy longs to be like the cool artists at the coffee house where he works, but he finds his only talent is for taking advantage of tragedy. 1959.
Topics: podcast, description, comedy, suspense, horror, beatnik, roger corman, blind, vision-impaired, art,...
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Two deadly discoveries put the pressure on Rankin (Orson Welles) to open up to Mary (Loretta Young), but Wilson (Edward G. Robinson) is ready to show her a more horrifying truth. (Part 2 of 3 - Part 1 here )
Topics: podcast, description, drama, suspense, loretta young, orson welles, blind, vision-impaired, edward...
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A bank robbery causes trouble for the East Side Kids: Hank (Gabriel Dell) is an accessory to the crime, while Danny (Bobby Jordan) captures one of the crooks, earning a reward Mugs (Leo Gorcey) thinks he should share with the gang. 1942.
Topics: podcast, description, comedy, sitcom, east side kids, bowery boys, max rosenbloom, slapsy maxie,...
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As Johnny (Paul Henreid) keeps getting away with posing as Dr. Bartok, his pursuers may not pose as much of threat as Bartok's life before it was taken over. Part 3 of 3. ( Part 1 here , Part 2 here .)
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, crime, paul henreid, joan bennett, hollow...
The clock keeps ticking as Paul (E.G. Marshall) struggles to find a way to escape the bomb in time. Will the wife he intends to kill help him? Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
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Alice's evening with Crewe goes tragically wrong, leaving her traumatized and desperate for Frank to help her. But another threat awaits them both. Part 2 of 3. ( Part 1 here .) moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, crime, drama, hitchcock, anny ondra
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Eve (Jane Wyman) poses as Nellie's cousin to get closer to Charlotte (Marlene Dietrich), but her plans are threatened when Jonathan (Richard Todd) escapes Gill and returns to London. Part 2 of 3. ( Part 1 here .)
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, suspense, hitchcock, jane wyman, marlene...
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Rembrandt (Charles Laughton) finds love again which may help him survive the harsh restrictions placed on his life and work.
Topics: podcast, description, drama, biography, historical, charles laughton, elsa lanchester, gertrude...
As the survivors keep hanging on, Shorty (John Mills) remembers meeting his beloved and a savage battle that brought shame to one young sailor (Richard Attenborough). Part 2 of 3. moviesfortheblind.com
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Lynn (Randolph Scott) tries to give Ellen (Esther Ralston) a gift that can bridge the gap between their families, but it may set off a war with explosive consequences. Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, western, shirley temple, drama, randolph scott, zane...
Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Wontner) returns to the scene of one of his greatest triumphs for some rest and relaxation, but a missing racehorse and two deaths soon have him working again - and on another collision course with Professor Moriarty. (1937)
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, sherlock holmes, doctor watson, conan doyle, mystery,...
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Will Rogers stars as a common-sense widower with his own way of running a courtroom in a post-Reconstruction Kentucky small town. 1934. Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
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An insurance investigator (Mark Stevens) has to cancel his vacation when called to find the money stolen in a daring train robbery. But he's a little more stressed about the case than he should be. 1956. Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, described, blind, vision-impaired, noir, drama, crime, mark stevens, alan...